Commencement Recital

Date, time, location

Saturday, June 4, 2022
1:00 pm

Finney Chapel

90 N. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH 44074

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Additional details

Free Admission

Watch the webcast  – streamed live at concert time.

A performance featuring Conservatory of Music students from the graduating Class of 2022.  If you are driving to the concert, please review the note below the program information regarding navigating campus and parking at Finney Chapel.


Infernal Dance                                                              Igor Stravinsky
    from The Firebird                                                        arr. Guido Agosti
Charlie Chen, piano

Don Quichotte à Dulcinée (Morand)                           Maurice Ravel
    Chanson romanesque
    Chanson épique
    Chanson à boire
Anthony Anderson, baritone
Javier González, piano**

At the Octoroon Balls - String Quartet No. 1       Wynton Marsalis
    V. Hellbound Highball
Sarah Beth Overcash, Johnum Palado, violin
Christina D’Antonio, viola
Sarah Baek, cello

Legend                                                                              Georges Enesco
Roy Fuccio, trumpet
James Howsmon, piano*

the moment I belong                                                    Michael Gaspari
Michael Gaspari, moog synthesizer & vocals
Julia Collins, vocals      Hamish Robb, electric guitar
Tempest Baum, electric piano      Miles Berry, synth bass
Orson Abram, malletkat      Ellie Weinberg, drum set

March on a Theme of Handel,                                    Alexandre Guilmant
    “Lift Up Your Heads”
    from Pièces dans différents styles pour orgue, Vol. 1, Op. 15, No. 2

Daniel Jacky, organ

Historical Highlights of Jazz Piano at Oberlin
    Caravan                                                                         Duke Ellington
    Take Five                                                                       Dave Brubeck
    Passion Dance                                                             McCoy Tyner

Alejandra Williams-Maneri, Matei Predescu, piano
Ian Ashby, Owen Frankel, bass
Jeremy McCabe, drums

*Conservatory faculty
**Conservatory staff


Oberlin recommends attendance for vaccinated people. Everyone is required to wear a mask indoors at all times. Anyone with symptoms should refrain from attending campus events. Oberlin policies are subject to change based on evolving public health recommendations.


Oberlin College’s campus modernization program to improve energy efficiency and reduce emissions and water consumption will cause some temporary road closures and disruptions to parking access throughout campus. You can stay up to date at the Sustainable Infrastructure Program website.

Parking in the Finney Chapel lot is limited. Nearby visitor parking is available in the lots:

  • northwest of the intersection of W. Lorain Street and Woodland Street
  • behind Bosworth Hall (Fairchild Chapel) north of W. Lorain Street, accessible from both W. Lorain Street and N. Main Street


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